Based on the experience of our graduates, and based on our continuous
dialogue with senior managers in major financial firms, we are quite
confident that completion of our program prepares students for a wide
variety of quantitative jobs in the financial industry. It is true that
quantitative finance is a strongly specialized industry that will continue
to experience periods of strong growth alternating with periods of cutbacks.
But along with this cyclical pattern, there is also a strong trend for a
greater share of jobs in the industry to require solid quantitative skills
of the kind our program emphasizes. We have received repeated feedback from
our graduates and from their employers indicating that these skills are
highly valued and form a strong basis for a career that is rewarding in
terms of interesting work, financial compensation, and potential for
or the last few years, the track record of graduates of the full-time
program has been excellent with our graduates obtaining good quantitative
jobs with top firms primarily in the New York financial industry. Nearly
100% of our January graduates accepted full time positions within three
months of graduation. Examples of employers and types of jobs found by
graduates can be found here.
Moreover, hiring is taking place earlier in the year. Most
students had job offers by graduation.
The track record for internships is equally strong. Nearly 100% of
full-time students found internships for the past few years. Examples
of internships found by students in summer 2011 can be found here.
But finding good jobs and internships will always require diligent effort by the